Lactoferrin

Lactoferrin, Part of Colostrum

Lactoferrin is a versatile substance found in milk that plays an important role in the response of the immune system. It can help promote the beneficial growth of bacterial flora in the intestines. Therefore, supplementing it helps support both immune health and the gastrointestinal tract at the same time. Lactoferrin also promotes and supports natural resistance, provides protection for healthy cells and modulates immune function, as well as levels of anti-inflammatory responses.

Nutraceutic

  • Origin Animal Product, Nonessential, Synthetic
  • Source Colostrum, Synthetic
  • Type Protein

Immunity

The immune system is made up of cells, tissues and organs that act in the organism's defense against the harmful effects of external microorganisms. The supplements indicated for immunity act as strengthening agents of this system, increasing the antibodies production and, consequently, its defense activity.
  • Immune Response

    The immune response is measured by how fast and how effective the immune system can neutralize any kind of sickness, being viruses, bacteria or other pathogens.
  • Age Range Children (0-12), Teenagers (13-19), Adults (20-59), Seniors (>60)
  • Toxicity There is no evidence of toxicity until now
  • Side effects Diarrhea, Skin Rashes, Loss of Appetite, Fatigue, Constipation
  • Warnings Pregnancy

Why be Careful

When taken in high doses, Lactoferrin may cause gastrointestinal problems.

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